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tor said Rosario will get a look in center field after the team sent Byron Buxt

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MINNEAPOLIS -- Tyler Duffey pitched six effective innings and Minnesota took advantage of two misplays by center fielder Carlos Gomez in a three-run fifth that sent the Twins past the Houston Astros 3-1 on Monday night.Gomez, the former Twins outfielder, let Jorge Polancos single skip by him for a two-base error that allowed one run to score. Then he lost a fly ball off Juan Centenos bat, turning it into an RBI triple.Danny Santana followed with a run-scoring single, and Minnesota won for the seventh time in nine games.Duffey (7-8) permitted one run on four hits and struck out eight. Three relievers combined for three hitless innings, and Brandon Kintzler finished for his 10th save in 11 chances.Collin McHugh (7-9) gave up three runs and 10 hits in seven innings, losing his third straight start.Eddie Rosario had three hits for Minnesota, which has come around after a dreadful first half of the season.The Twins entered the year with postseason hopes after a surprising 2015 season but then finished the first half as the worst team in the American League. But since July 2, Minnesota has gone 21-12 and is playing the role of spoiler well.Since July 2, Minnesota leads the majors in runs, hits, doubles and triples.Polanco, called up from the minors when the Twins traded All-Star infielder Eduardo Nunez to San Francisco, has played a big part. Polanco has hit .378 with six RBI in nine games since being recalled.Meanwhile, Minnesota manager Paul Molitor said Rosario will get a look in center field after the team sent Byron Buxton to Triple-A on Sunday. Rosario has hit .461 with four RBI in six games as the starting center fielder.Houstons playoff push has stalled as the offense has struggled. The Astros have lost 10 of their past 13 games and scored more than three runs just three times during that span.TRAINERS ROOMAstros: 2B Jose Altuve was given the night off, snapping the longest active streak in the majors at 202 consecutive games played. . Right-handed reliever Luke Gregerson (left oblique strain) was scheduled to throw off a mound, and manager A.J. Hinch said Gregerson is progressing nicely. Hinch expects Gregerson to throw a few more times before being activated from the DL and said a rehab assignment likely wont be needed. . INF Luis Valbuena (right hamstring) is back in Houston and Hinch said Valbuena has done some increased running.Twins: Trevor Plouffe returned to the lineup after missing 32 games with a broken rib. Plouffe started at third base and went 1 for 4.UP NEXTHector Santiago (10-5, 4.37 ERA) makes his first home start for the Twins on Tuesday night. The left-hander was acquired from the Los Angeles Angels at the trade deadline and gave up four runs on five hits in five innings in his Minnesota debut at Cleveland. Houston counters with RHP Mike Fiers (7-5, 4.34), who tied a season high with seven strikeouts but took the loss against Toronto in his last appearance. NBA Jerseys Australia Outlet . -- Devin Hester is done returning kicks in Chicago. Wholesale NBA Jerseys Australia .Y. - New Orleans forward Anthony Davis was chosen Friday to replace the injured Kobe Bryant in the NBA All-Star game that will be played in his home city. http://www.cheapnbajerseysaustralia.com/ . The mixed zone is not a place to make friends. Cheap Nike NBA Jerseys Australia . -- Tony Stewart is 20 pounds lighter and has a titanium rod in his surgically repaired right leg. Stitched NBA Jerseys Australia . 10 Texas A&Ms offence dominated as usual against SMU. Britains world road race champion Lizzie Armitstead has withdrawn from the Giro Rosa due to illness.Armitstead, 27, has has been in superb form this season but has struggled with illness at the womens version of the Giro dItalia and has pulled out to focus on her 2016 priority, the road race at the Olympics in Rio next month.Her Boels Dolmans team-mates Megan Guarnier and Evelyn Stevens cemented their domination of the race on Friday. Guarnier retained her overall lead with two stages to go but American compatriot Stevens is closing fast.The 33-year-old Stevens won her second straighht stage, and third this week, with a storming display in stage seven, a 21.dddddddddddd9km time trial from Albisola Superiore to Varazze.Guarnier, 31, was 29 seconds back but still leads Stevens by 34 seconds in the general classification.Emma Pooley was the best-placed British rider, finishing 13th, and is now in 37th place overall. The 10-day race finishes in Verbania, Piedmont, on Sunday.Information from the Press Association was used in this report. China NFL Jerseys Cheap Nike NFL Jerseys NFL Jerseys Cheap Wholesale NFL Jerseys Cheap Basketball Jerseys Online Stitched Hockey Jerseys Wholesale Baseball Jerseys Football Jerseys Outlet College Jerseys For Sale Cheap MLB Jerseys Wholesale Soccer Jerseys Wholesale Jerseys For Sale Wholesale NFL Jerseys ' ' '

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